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APA Citation Compiled from the UNC OWL Handout What needs to be cited? When you write a paper in the social sciences, you often use and build on information other people have researched and compiled. Whether you are writing a report or preparing a literature review, it's important to give credit where credit is due. If you incorporate or refer to others' ideas or concepts in your paper, you must document each one using a citation and a Reference Page. In addition to facts and statistics, you must also acknowledge an individual's ideas or theories. You need to document: 1. Direct quotes 2. Paraphrases (rephrased or summarized material) 3. Phrases taken from sources 4. Words specific or unique to the author's research, theories, or ideas 5. Use of an author's argument or line of thinking 6. Historical, statistical, or scientific facts 7. Articles or studies you may refer to within your text Admittedly, as you gather these items, you may encounter some gaps. What if the journal article has no name, but it has an author, and a publication date? What if the website gives you a page
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2009 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Cornett during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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